About the course
This hands on practical course will give you the opportunity to explore, develop and test your creative skills. You will spend much of your time in the Art and Design studios working on practical projects but will also study the work of other artists and designers and how their work relates to your own projects.
The course provides you with a broad range of studies covering skills such as Drawing, Painting, Printmaking, 3D work, Textiles and Fashion.
You will enhance your research skills through trips to galleries, museums and specialist workshops. In the summer term, you will showcase your work to the public and local employers in our professional art exhibition.
What you will learn
You will work in a range of different media and processes, including:
- Create a portfolio of work
- End of year exhibition
- Well equipped art studios
- Large and fully equipped photography studio
- Photography dark room
- Suite of Apple Macs
- Gallery exhibition space
- 4 GCSEs grades A*-D/9-3 (including English)
Note - You will be required to attend an interview at the College prior to enrolling onto this course.
Dates, times & fees
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The Level 2 Diploma in Art and Design prepares you to go on to a more advanced course such as the Level 3 Diploma in Art & Design, Fashion, or Photography, Graphics and Illustration
With further training or study, you can consider a range of careers in:
- Graphic Design
- Three Dimensional Design
- Interior Design
Specialist materials are provided, however students are expected to have workbooks, materials and equipment for drawing, painting, cutting and gluing. A recommended starter kit list will be given to students on enrolment.